Mary Ellen Sloan
Mary Ellen Sloan, 92, of Leavenworth passed away Sunday, January 8, 2012.
Mary Ellen was born June 5, 1919 to Lucian and Ruth Seymour of rural Leavenworth. She had a brother James (deceased) and a sister, Virginia, who resides on the family farm.
Mary Ellen graduated from Jarbalo High School, attended St Mary College and taught at Central School.
She married Walter Grant Sloan on May 4, 1941. They farmed, milked and had stock cows. They had two children, Joelyn Kay and Steven James.
Survivors include her sister, Virginia Seymour of Leavenworth, Joelyn Kay Fevurly and husband Erwin of Leavenworth, son, Steven James Sloan and wife Venice of Powhattan, KS, three grandchildren, Yvette Fevurly of Evanston, IL, James Curtis Sloan of Washington, D.C and Steven Jeffery and wife Mindee Sloan of Atchison, KS, two great grandchildren, Austin Steven and Jackson Thomas Sloan of Atchison.
Mary Ellen was active in many community groups and organizations over the years and was a life long member of the High Prairie Gospel Tabernacle Church.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at High Prairie Church, 187th and Eisenhower Rd., Leavenworth, KS. Funeral service will be held 10 A.M Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at High Prairie Church. Pastor Vernon Welkner officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, KS.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to High Prairie Church.
Funeral arrangements conducted by Davis Funeral Chapel.